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Ok at wits end (though it was a short trip)
I have a textbox on a popup menu, when I enter text, then press the enter key I get a ding. Researched the cr@p out of it and nothing works.

The code is essentially...
Private Sub ToolStripTextBox1_KeyDown(sender As Object, e As System.Windows.Forms.KeyEventArgs) Handles ToolStripTextBox1.KeyDown
        If e.KeyCode = Keys.Enter Then
            e.Handled = True 
            e.SuppressKeyPress = True
            Process(ToolStripTextBox1.Text)
        End If
    End Sub


What I have tried:

I've used both the e.Handled = True and e.SuppressKeyPress = True alone and in combination/order and nothing seems to stop the ding!
Posted
Updated 9-Apr-16 7:26am

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Solution 1

Did you have any other button in the control? One solution comes if you select that "other" button or control when you press enter.

It happens when the textbox.multiline=false and there's no other control to select.

Take a look here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/140882[^]

Hope this helps!
   
Comments
bayotle 11-Apr-16 7:10am
   
Thanks but that's related to vb6, no way I can see to set Keycode = 0
Ivan_FM 11-Apr-16 7:24am
   
Ok, try this again. I've just tried it right now and Works fine.

Private Sub TextBox1_KeyDown(sender As Object, e As KeyEventArgs) Handles TextBox1.KeyDown
Select Case e.KeyCode
Case Keys.Enter
e.SuppressKeyPress = True
End Select
End Sub

Because the textbox has multiline=false, you can supress this key and there's no problem. Also you can convert the "Enter" kepress to a "TAB" adding it to the case if you want.

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